Third Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Westbury on Sunday, 12/11/16 at 11:15 P.M.
According to detectives, a male subject entered the Exxon gas station located at 79 Old Country Rd., approached the clerk, with what appeared to be a shotgun, and demanded cash. The victim complied and put cash into a grey knit hat, which was brought in by the subject. The subject fled the scene on foot north out of the parking lot and then westbound onto Myrtle Ave. There were no customers present in the store at the time of the robbery.
No injuries were reported.
The subject (unknown race) is 5’8”-5’10” tall, stocky build, wearing a camouflage hooded jacket, black pants, dark boots, ski mask, glasses and latex gloves. No further description is available.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Scalone/3rd Squad 12/12/16/0530/7740